Public Health

Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Rescue workers
"If this kind of air quality from wildfires doesn't get people concerned, I don't know what will."
Julia Conley, staff writer
"Since the first drop of blood, the first chest tube placed, and since the...
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
"Antibiotic resistance is a real sword of Damocles, threatening to send our...


Called "horrifying, infuriating, compelling and hopeful," a new documentary Toxic Hot Seat explores the chemical flame retardants - equally likely to cause cancer and not to work - that are everywhere in our lives and houses, and the massive lobbying efforts of chemical manufacturers and Big Tobacco that put them there. With a new Give Toxics the Boot! campaign. "The average American baby is born with 10 fingers, 10 toes and the highest recorded levels of flame retardants among infants in the...